Wyclef Jean
Wyclef Jean
Celebrated Name: Wyclef Jean
Real Name/Full Name: Nel Ust Wyclef Jean
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 17 October 1969
Birth Place: Stemnitsa, Greece
Nationality: Haitian
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Claudinette Jean (m. 1994)
Children: Yes (Angelina Claudinelle Jean)
Profession: Rapper, musician and actor
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Wyclef Jean is a rapper, musician, and actor, who was born in Haiti and then immigrated to the United States. Wyclef Jean started his career with co-founding a band calling it Fugees then went solo.

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Early Life

Nel Ust Wyclef Jean was born on October 17, 1969, in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti. His father, Gesner Jean, died in 2001, and his mother is Yolanda Jean. Wyclef Jean has one brother and one sister, Farel Sedeck Guerschom Jean and Blandinna Melky Jean.

When Wyclef Jean was nine years old, he emigrated with his family from Haiti to the United States. They first lived in New York and then moved to New Jersey where they settled. Wyclef Jean graduated from the Vailsburg High School, studied at the Eastern Nazarene College and one semester at the Five Towns College. He also attended the Berklee College of Music in 2009.

Personal Life

Wyclef Jean married Claudinette Jean in 1994. The parents adopted one daughter, Angelina Claudinelle Jean, who was born in Haiti.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 October 1969, Wyclef Jean is 54 years old as of today’s date 16th June 2024. His height is 1.8 m. Tall, and weight is 78 kg.


Wyclef Jean had an interest in music when he was young. His first professional musical career was with co-founding a band along with Lauryn Hill, Pras and others, that was first named Tranzlator Crew, then Fugees. The band’s first studio album was released in 1994 titled “Blunted on Reality,” and the album was successful ranking on top charts, but it wasn’t like a hit album. However, their second album “The Score” was a huge success for the band as it ranked on top charts and even magazines talked about it.

After Fugees, Wyclef Jean started his solo career with a great album titled “Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival.” He continued releasing several great albums, and the last one was in 2017 titled “Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee,” he also released an EP album in 2017 titled “J’ouvert.” Wyclef Jean has also appeared in several movies and series; his most movie appearances were in “Shottas,” “Dirty,” and “Black November.”

Wyclef Jean wanted to run for the Haitian presidential election, but he was refused because he didn’t meet a few requirements.

Awards & Achievements

Wyclef Jean has been receiving several great award winnings and nominations. Below, you will find a list of Wyclef Jean’s award winnings.

– Grammy Award for Best Rap Album (The Score).
– Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (Killing Me Softly).
– MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video (Gone Till November).
– Grammy Award for Album of the Year (Supernatural).
– Satellite Award for Best Original Song (Million Voices).
– Golden Satellite Award for Best Original Song (Hotel Rwanda).
– MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography (Hips Don’t Lie).
– BET Humanitarian Award (2009).
– NAACP Image Award – Vanguard Award (2010).
– National Order of Honour and Merit.
– New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Net Worth & Salary of Wyclef Jean in 2024

Wyclef Jean Net Worth
Wyclef Jean Net Worth

As of June 2024, Wyclef Jean has an estimated net worth of $15 million. He made his fortune from the great songs, albums he’s been releasing, selling and performing, and from acting in TV movies and series. Wyclef Jean earned around $6 million for “The Score” album with Fugees, $3 million for his debut album “Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival,” and “The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book” album was sold for more than 1 million copies.

Wyclef Jean is a very talented rap singer and musician who was born in Haiti and later moved to the United States. He’s also an actor, and his most recent appearance was in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Wyclef Jean is married to Claudinette Jean, they are the parents of 1 daughter, and they are happily living together.



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